ART listings


digital imaging, painting and drawing by artists and patients at St John’s hospital.


21 St Leonard’s Lane, 662 1612. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun noon—4pm. New Rugs From Iran Until Tue 24 Oct. A new collection of rugs from Iran.


75—79 Cumberland Street, 557 1020. Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-4pm. Claire Underwood Until Thu 2 Nov. Jewellery.

Jock Maclnnes RGI Until Thu 2 Nov. New paintings.

Carlos Van Reigersberg-Versluys Until Thu 2 Nov. Ceramics.

Kirsty Wither Until Thu 2 Nov. New paintings.


17—19 Barclay Place, 477 2933. Tue—Sun 10am—7pm.

Mixed Exhibition Edinburgh’s newest gallery features a changing selection of paintings including reproduction art Van Gogh, Dali, Monet, Kandinsky, Miro originals and work by up-and-coming local artists. During October, the gallery will be showing a selection of fantasy/ erotic art by Boris Vallejo and many others.


(WASPS) Patriothall Studios, off 48 Hamilton Place, 225 1289. Mon—Fri noon—6pm; Sat & Sun noon-4pm.

Owen Claxton Sat 21—Tue 31 Oct. Recent paintings and drawings.

Phoenix On A Yo-Yo Sat 21—Tue 31 Oct.

Recent paintings by Graeme Craig Smith.


Clerk Street, 667 7776. Mon—Sat 10am—5.30pm.

Dreamscapes Natalia Kudriavtseva Until Mon 30 Oct (Lothian and Hope Scott Room). Paintings by Russian artist Natalia Kudriavtseva.

Annis Anderson Mon 30 Oct—Mon 27 Nov (Lothian Room). Watercolour landscapes of the west of Scotland and floral paintings.

Maggie Vance Mon 30 Oct—Mon 27 Nov (Hope Scott Room). Paintings by Glasgow-born artist Maggie Vance.


63 Dublin Street, 557 ()480. Tue-Sat 11am—5pm; Sun 2—4pm.

Gillian Wilson Thu 19 Oct—Thu 2 Nov. Rural landscape paintings and sketches.


15 Rutland Square, 229 7545. Mon—Fri 9am—5pm.

Career Building Until Fri 27 Oct. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, with support from RIAS has catalogued a total of 150,000 drawings, photographs and business records from 25 architectural practices. The collection is representative of how Scotland’s architects practiced in both rural and urban areas from 1870 to 1970.


lnverleith House, lnverleith Row, 552 7171. Wed—Sun 11am—5pm. Free. Lawrence Weiner TIME + PLACE Until Sun 29 Oct (lnverleith House). Conceptual artist from New York, Lawrence Weiner creates a site-specific work for the gallery space comprising a series of huge text pieces applied to the walls in charcoal.

Micrographic Artist - Beaming Down On Botany Until Mon 30 Oct (Exhibition Hall). Using the scanning electron microscope, Frieda Christie has taken over 40 images, revealing the delicate structure of plants not normally visible to the naked eye.

THE ROYAL EDINBURGH HOSPITAL The Link Gallery, 23 Tipperlinn Road. For further information call Artlink on 229 3555.

Address Until Mon 22 Jan. An Artlink exhibition of photography, writing,

86 THE LIST l9 Oct—2 Nov 2000

SSA Contemporary Art Open 2000


The Pelican Gallery, 1 Lauriston Place. For further information call Artlink on 229 3555.

Hidden Talent In The National Health Service Until Mon 22 Jan. An exhibition of work by staff of Lothian University Hospitals NHS Trust featuring photographs, embroidery and painting.


Landings Gallery, 100 Princes Street, 225

1501. Daily 10am—6pm.

ROSL Arts Scholars Exhibition 2000 Until Thu 30 Nov. The annual ROSL Scholars exhibition features paintings by

Todd Narbey (New Zealand) and Pindaro

Cabrera (Canada) and video works by Ming Wong (Singapore).

ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY The Mound, 225 6671. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm; Sun 1—5pm.

Until Sun 5 Nov. £2 (£1). Free family open day on Sat 21 Oct, 11am—4pm.

Founded in 1891, The Scottish Society of

Artists continues to support the work of both emerging and experimental artists.

In this annual exhibition of contemporary

art featuring the work of over 200 artists, installation and site specific work sit alongside works in more traditional media. See review.


16 Dundas Street, 558 1200. Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—4pm.

20th Century and Contemporary Scottish Paintings Until Wed 1 Nov. Paintings by gallery artists both past and present.

Peter Chang Until Wed 1 Nov. New jewellery and sculpture.

Vicki Ambery-Smith Until Wed 1 Nov. Jewellery.


5 Barony Street, 478 7440. Tue—Sat 10am—6pm.

Contemporary Scottish Art And Design A gallery and shop featuring a selection of hand-woven and embroidered rugs and textiles by Turkoman, Uzbek, Beluchi and Aimay tribes, plus a changing programme of contemporary Scottish art and design.


Reiach and Hall Architects, 6 Darnaway Street, 225 8444. Mon-Fri 2—5pm. Panoramic Until Wed 8 Nov. New work by Karen Forbes.


58 Ratcliffe Terrace, 667 1966. Mon 9am—5pm; Tue—Fri 9am—6pm; Sat 10am—5pm.

Mixed Exhibition Until Tue 31 Oct. A wide variety of original prints to suit all budgets.

New Edinburgh Landscapes Throughout Nov. New paintings by Michael McCormack and Ian Duncan.


. 23 Cockburn Street, 622 6200. Tue—Sat

10am—5pm. Breda Beban - Still Until Sat 18 Nov. Photographic works and three newly-

commissioned video pieces by artist

Breda Beban who was born in Novi Sad in the former Yugoslavia.

Rachel K. Thibbotumunuwe Until Sat 18 Nov (Cafe Odile at Stills). The Aberdeen-based artist creates a site- specific exhibition for the cafe. Spread from floor to ceiling is every available photograph that she has taken since she was two years old.


University of Edinburgh, South Bridge, 650 2211. Tue—Sat l0am—5pm.

Philip Braham Until Sat 4 Nov. The Edinburgh-based, Duncan of Jordanstone ('ollegc ofArt graduate Philip Braham

shows new paintings. Specialising in

. complemented by a collection of l Regency furniture.

Colette Gilmartin's handbag features in a group show at Falkirk's Park Gallery

landscapes, Braham has exhibited widely I

in Britain and abroad.


36 Dundas Street, 556 6366. Mon—Fri 11am—6pm; Sat 10.30am—4pm.

Gillian Goodheir and Marieke Sijbrand Sat 21 Oct—Sat 4 Nov. Recent paintings.


142 Canongate, 529 4143. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Free.

From Castlehill To Holyrood: Artists And The Royal Mile Until Sun 31 Dec. Drawn from the city’s collection, this exhibition of paintings compares and contrasts how artists from different periods viewed Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.


For a detailed itinerary call 0131 529 3930. Opening times vary.

East Of Eden Until Sat 25 Nov. Scotland’s only mobile art gallery goes on tour with a new exhibition of work by Paul Carter and Kate Gray. Exploring notions of the search for identity and meaning, Gray creates large photographs displayed in light boxes and kinetic video sculptures, and Carter constructs an installation including an extraterrestrial radio-scanner and a camera surveillance of the sky.


Traverse Theatre, 10 Cambridge Street, 228 5383. Mon—Wed 10.30am—midnight; Thu—Sat 10.30am—1am; Sun 4pm—midnight. Until Sun 19 Nov. Digital images by Functional Arts Limited taken at this year’s Edinburgh Festival.


This section lists museums currently showing temporary exhibitions.


28 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, 243 9365. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Free. Not only the Head Office for the National Trust for Scotland, 28 Charlotte Square also houses a permanent collection of 20th century Scottish paintings featuring work by Peploe, Hunter and (‘adelL Displayed in a domestic setting, the works are

NEWHAVEN HERITAGE MUSEUM Newhaven Harbour, 551 4165. Daily noon—5pm. Free.

I Saw A Ship A Sailing Until Mon 20 Nov. Artworks on a maritime theme produced by children from the Creative Kids Club.


Royal Mile, 556 1096. Daily 9.30am—4.30pm. £5.50 (£2.70—£4); family ticket £13.50.

Views Of Germany: Queen Victoria and Prince Albert Until Sat 31 Mar. Sixty watercolours selected from the collection at Windsor Castle, illustrating the royal visits to Germany.

QUEENSFERRY MUSEUM 53 High Street, Queensferry, 331 5545.

: Mon, Thu, Fri & Sat 10am—1pm &

2.15—5pm; Sun noon—5pm. Free.

Food For Thought A look at children‘s diet and eating habits over the past 150 years.


2 Chambers Street, 247 4219. Mon-Sat 10am—5pm (Tue 8pm); Sun noon—5pm. £3 (£1.50); under 18s free. A 19th century museum housing international collections of natural history, geology, science, technology and the decorative arts, plus two permanent exhibitions: Arr & Industry and The Iiy Wu Gallery. Millennium Clock A chance to view Russian mechanical sculptor Eduard

; Bersudsky‘s millennium clock, a kinetic

; sculpture, measuring nine metres high.

, The Jackie Stewart Formula Until Sun A 30 Sep 2001. Jackie Stewart OBE and the